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NORTRIPTYLINE HCL

Nortriptyline is used to treat depression. Nortriptyline is in a group of medications called tricyclic antidepressants. It works by increasing the amounts of certain natural substances in the brain that are needed to maintain mental balance. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

714K
Medicare Part D Claims
$11.8M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 166,358 $2.4M
New York 62,255 $668K
Pennsylvania 52,449 $548K
Florida 51,524 $517K
Texas 44,144 $437K
Washington 36,784 $428K
Ohio 36,308 $441K
Massachusetts 32,043 $307K
North Carolina 31,969 $339K
Georgia 31,621 $315K
Illinois 30,495 $305K
Missouri 29,388 $299K
Michigan 26,237 $278K
Tennessee 25,530 $251K
Wisconsin 24,950 $274K
Minnesota 24,047 $290K
Virginia 22,870 $257K
Iowa 22,682 $217K
Arizona 22,241 $247K
Oregon 22,022 $265K
Colorado 20,868 $264K
Alabama 18,896 $174K
Indiana 18,238 $212K
New Jersey 17,182 $171K
Kentucky 15,019 $161K
Maryland 14,130 $171K
South Carolina 12,534 $122K
Puerto Rico 12,433 $91K
Arkansas 10,630 $97.9K
Louisiana 10,254 $94.2K
Mississippi 10,032 $89.2K
Connecticut 9,586 $99.4K
Oklahoma 8,082 $90.9K
Kansas 7,482 $78.9K
Maine 6,904 $75.1K
New Mexico 6,706 $69.5K
West Virginia 6,535 $60.1K
Nebraska 6,112 $59.2K
Rhode Island 5,821 $51.3K
Idaho 5,722 $67.6K
New Hampshire 5,120 $58.4K
Montana 4,340 $48.2K
Hawaii 4,248 $56K
Nevada 4,228 $47K
Utah 4,219 $44.5K
South Dakota 3,829 $38.4K
Vermont 2,966 $30.3K
North Dakota 2,831 $30.4K
Delaware 2,187 $26.6K
Wyoming 1,367 $14.9K
Alaska 831 $11.2K
District of Columbia 797 $9,011
About This Data

ProPublica obtained prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, under the Freedom of Information Act. The data for 2011 includes nearly 1.2 billion prescriptions written by 1.6 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 364,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. About three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »


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Top prescribers for NORTRIPTYLINE HCL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
MARK HUDSON D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

CAIRO

Georgia

JOHN KOVAC MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

JUNCTION CITY

Kansas

MAGED TOMA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

VICTORVILLE

California

JEROME DECK MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

PLEASANTON

California

FAREED TABATABAI M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled52

SPRINGFIELD

Illinois

SARATH WITANA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

MORENO VALLEY

California

MELISSA FULLNER-MARSHALL PA

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled52

VERDIGRE

Nebraska

MARY KELLER RN, NP

Licensed Practical Nurse

Claims Filled52

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

ROBERT SMITH M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled52

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

PRADEEP MOHANROY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

SACRAMENTO

California

R DESAILLY CHANSON MD

Neurology

Claims Filled52

SPARTANBURG

South Carolina

BELA DESAI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

SACRAMENTO

California

MICHAEL ZEAGER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

TAYLORS

South Carolina

ERIC ANDERSON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

MONROE

Wisconsin

BRADLEY HARRIS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

BELLINGHAM

Massachusetts

TIMOTHY OLSON MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled52

DES MOINES

Iowa

JEFFREY GELGISSER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

REDMOND

Washington

SANDEEP RANA MD

Neurology

Claims Filled52

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

JACK NASS M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled52

WEST BABYLON

New York

ROBERT HOWLAND MD

Specialist

Claims Filled52

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

LELAND PHIPPS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled52

PARIS

Illinois

LLOYD MONTGOMERY MD

Claims Filled52

MATTOON

Illinois

MITCHELL WILLIAMSON M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled52

LAWRENCEVILLE

Georgia

MICHAEL PAPENFUSE D.O.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled52

SAGINAW

Michigan

JOHN SMITH MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled52

NEW BERN

North Carolina